Day: May 5, 2020

How crowd photos can be misleading — and a primer on spotting fake news

The material comes from the project’s newsletter, the Sift, which takes the most recent viral rumors, conspiracy theories, hoaxes and journalistic ethics issues and turns them into timely lessons with discussion prompts and links. The Sift, which is published weekly during the school year, has more than 10,000 subscribers, most of them educators.

The News Literacy Project also offers a program called Checkology, a browser-based platform designed for students in grades 6 through 12 that helps prepare the next generation to easily identify misinformation. Now, during the novel coronavirus pandemic, the project is offering access to Checkology Premium at

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STEM Careers Coalition Partner Spotlight: Chevron

A coalition of industry partners that have joined forces with Discovery Education to impact the culture of STEM education in K – 12 schools nationwide, the STEM Careers Coalition offers no-cost digital learning resources for educators, parents, students and employees to foster equity and access to quality education, and build the next generation of solution-seekers at no-cost to schools.? Chevron is one of the anchor partners supporting the initiative. 

Chevron believes in the power of humanity to solve any challenge, to overcome any obstacle, and to find responsible solutions that work for everyone. Because the company understands that the well-being

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